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Altar Frontal, 18th–19th century

This is a Altar frontal. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is silk, polychrome paint and its technique is painted on twill weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 74 x 231 cm (29 1/8 in. x 7 ft. 6 15/16 in.)

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Altar Frontal, 18th–19th century; silk, polychrome paint; H x W: 74 x 231 cm (29 1/8 in. x 7 ft. 6 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1928-2-7

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